terrorism

Iranians Face Terrorism Charges After Filming Israeli Embassy In Kenya

By Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI, Dec 1 – Two Iranians and their Kenyan driver, who worked for the Iranian embassy in Nairobi, were charged on Thursday with collecting information for a terrorist act after filming the Israeli embassy, lawyers said. Sayed Nasrollah Ebrahimi, Abdolhosein Ghola Safafe and driver Moses Keyah Mmboga “were found taking video clips

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Global Terrorism Deaths Fall, But Rise 650 Percent in OECD Countries

By Michael Holden LONDON, Nov 16 – Deaths from terrorism in OECD countries increased by 650 percent last year despite a marked fall globally as Daesh and Boko Haram militants suffered military defeats at home but committed more attacks abroad, a report said on Wednesday. The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) said worldwide there had been

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Explosion at NATO Air Base in Afghanistan Causes Casualties

KABUL, Nov 12 – A Taliban suicide bomber dressed as a labourer blew himself up at the NATO air base at Bagram north of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least four people and wounding 18, officials said. “An explosive device was detonated on Bagram Airfield resulting in multiple casualties,” the NATO-led Resolute

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Taliban Claim Deadly Attack on German Consulate in Afghanistan

By Abdul Matin and Sabine Siebold MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan/BERLIN, Nov 11 – A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a wall around the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif late on Thursday, killing at least four civilians and wounding scores, officials said. A NATO spokesman said the explosion had

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This Week in History: November 9 – November 13

Key events that shaped our social, political and cultural history By Arfa Shahid  November 12, 1996: Charkhi Dadri Mid-Air Collision The Charkhi Dadri incident is considered the deadliest mid-air collision to date. A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 en route from Delhi to Dhahran, and a Kazakh Ilyushin Il-76 cargo en route from Chimkent to Delhi collided

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Shots Fired at Turkey’s Ataturk Airport, Two Men Detained

ISTANBUL, Nov 6 – Turkish authorities briefly barred cars from entering and leaving Istanbul’s main Ataturk Airport on Sunday after police fired shots when a motorcycle refused an order to stop, CNN Turk said. One of two men aboard the motorcycle was wounded and detained and the second was apprehended by police after a pursuit,

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U.S. Warns About Possible Al Qaeda Attacks in Virginia, Texas, NY

By David Ingram NEW YORK, Nov 4 – Federal officials have warned New York City authorities about possible attacks by the al Qaeda militant group around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert the weekend before Tuesday’s vote, officials said on Friday. Both the New York Police Department (NYPD) and the Port Authority of

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Pakistan Accuses Eight Indian Diplomats of Espionage, Terrorism

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, Nov 3 – Pakistan on Thursday named eight Indian diplomats it accuses of espionage and terrorism, as tension mounted between the nuclear-armed rivals following days of artillery duels and skirmishes on the border dividing the disputed Kashmir region. The foreign ministry said six Indian embassy staff worked for New Delhi’s Research

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Wife of Orlando Mass Murderer Denies Advance Knowledge of Attack

By Alex Dobuzinskis Nov. 1 – The wife of the gunman who shot 49 people to death at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, knew he had been watching jihadist videos but was unaware he planned to commit mass murder, she said in a New York Times interview published on Tuesday. Noor Salman, in her

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